Nepal: Road Connectivity Project (formerly Road Connectivity Sector II)

This project preparatory technical assistance provides a continuation of the Road Connectivity Sector 1 Project, necessary in the preparation of project design and feasibility studies for the Road Connectivity Project (RCP). The RCP improved Nepal’s accessibility and connectivity to district headquarters and international markets through an upgraded/rehabilitated Strategic Road Network. It also created an alternative east-west highway link between eastern Nepal and the remainder of the country.

PROJECT DETAILS

Approval7 Dec 2009
Funding TypeTechnical Assistance
CountryNepal
SectorTransport/Road
StatusClosed
Total Cost$800,000

KEY OUTPUTS

267 km of national highway and feeder roads improved and 21 road bridges constructed

Procurement functions of Department of Roads staff strengthened through training in contracts, management, and technical subjects

FINANCING

$200,000 (Government of Nepal )

$600,000 (Asian Development Bank, financed through the Japan Special Fund)